You may be tempted to indulge yourself by sitting around a table strategizing and playing a game of world domination. Luckily, a newrecipeThis board game allows fans of “Catan” to enjoy this board game more while defeating their opponents.
Catan: The Official Cookbook features 77 recipes inspired by the board game, including Children of the Forest Dip, Tavern Ale Pie, and Fireside Banana Split; Recipes include snacks, side dishes, full dinners, desserts and even some drinks.
Cassie Vogel, deputy editor-in-chief of Ulysses Press, said she hoped it would be interesting and original, and that it would be a real cookbook. Do this; It doesn’t matter, it’s more than just a gimmick or a lie.
The cookbook pays homage to the Catan board game, in which contestants build homes on a fictional island using five resources: wool, grain, wood, bricks, and ore. Recipes include some lamb dishes that pay homage to wool, as well as dishes named after bricks, such as the Brick Smash Burger, Chicken Under a Brick, and Homemade Fudge Bricks. In honor of the minerals used in the game, there’s a cast iron pan, and even a seven-layer dipping sauce for those gamers who know that rolling a 7 will mess up their plans.
Vogel said that some of his feast-level dishes can make players feel as if they are in Catan, giving them a sense of adventure, such as exploring an inn; This is what they want to make when making certain treats. Emotion and resonance.
Although game cookbooks have been published in the past, such as “Tomb Raider” (Tomb Raider), “The Elder Scrolls” (The Elder Scrolls), “Minecraft” and “Street Fighter” (Street Fighter), etc., they are all computer games. . game. Vogel believes the cookbook may be the first certified cookbook inspired by a board game.